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13 insurgents killed in Nigeria attack

Sep 23, 2014 at 04:01 | Source: IBNLive

Abuja: At least 13 insurgents were killed in an exchange of fire with Nigerian forces after a local market was attacked in the northeastern state of Borno, a top military source told Xinhua on Monday. The Nigerian troops swung into action after the ...

BlackBerry launching cheaper phone with bigger screen

Sep 23, 2014 at 03:25 | Source: Economic Times

MONTREAL: BlackBerry is set to unveil its latest smartphone Wednesday, in a move aimed at reviving the fortunes of the struggling Canadian tech group. The BlackBerry Passport with a square 4.5-inch screen and physical keyboard will be priced at $599 ...

Countries, companies mobilize around carbon pricing ahead of UN summit

Sep 23, 2014 at 02:45 | Source: FirstPost

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The World Bank said Monday that 73 national and 11 regional governments and some 1,000 companies will join forces to push for policies setting a price on carbon emissions to encourage a shift to cleaner energy technologies.The an...

Money speaks louder than words in climate change fight

Sep 23, 2014 at 02:30 | Source: FirstPost

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A growing movement of individuals and institutions selling off shares linked to fossil fuels has the power to galvanise global efforts to halt climate change, said the co-founder of a group that works with invest...

Alibaba shares slip in second day of trading

Sep 23, 2014 at 02:00 | Source: Business Week

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. slipped 4 percent during its second day of trading as some investors took profits and the broader market trended lower. Still, the stock price was still well above t...

China blocks 'privacy' search engine DuckDuckGo

Sep 22, 2014 at 23:25 | Source: Economic Times

WASHINGTON: China has begun blocking the privacy-protecting search engine DuckDuckGo, which avoids storing user data or tracking online activity, according to the company and security researchers. DuckDuckGo, which gained popularity following revelat...

Bali package at risk, many areas may suffer freezing effect: WTO chief

Sep 22, 2014 at 22:35 | Source: FirstPost

New Delhi:WTO chief Roberto Azevdo today expressed serious concerns over the fate of Bali package, saying the deal is "at risk" and the future seems "uncertain".WTO members agreed to implement the decisions taken in Bali last year...

Samsung may launch first Tizen phone in India

Sep 22, 2014 at 22:10 | Source: Economic Times

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co, which faces a slowdown in emerging market smartphone sales, will release its long-delayed Tizen-powered handset in India before the end of this year, a report said today. Samsung's first Tizen-based device will be laun...

US Stocks Remain Lower

Sep 22, 2014 at 22:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

U.S. stocks fell on Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average stepping back from an all-time high, as uncertainty about China's growth injected caution into global markets. The Dow slid 63 points, or 0.4%, to 17216 in midmorning trading. ...

Market Talk: Apple and Tesco

Sep 22, 2014 at 22:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

Market Talk, a feature of Dow Jones Newswires, provides real-time analysis of breaking news, as well as running commentary on financial market activity. Wall Street Journal reporters and editors around the globe contribute to the Market Talk stream ...

Google launches initiatives in support of Digital India

Sep 22, 2014 at 20:11 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Search giant Google today said it is working with government to launch a nationwide contest for developing a mobile application for the PM's Office, an initiative to support the Digital India programme. "MyGov, the citizen engagement plat...

Pidilite acquiring adhesive business of Blue Coat for $43M

Sep 22, 2014 at 20:00 | Source: VC Circle

Pidilite Industries Ltd, a Mumbai-based adhesives maker, has got the board approval to acquire adhesive business of Blue Coat Pvt Ltd on a slump sale basis for Rs 263.57 crore ($43.3 million), as per a stock market disclosure. Blue Coat's adh...

Australian coffee chain Di Bella Coffee plans 150 outlets in next three years

Sep 22, 2014 at 20:00 | Source: VC Circle

Australian cafe chain Di Bella Coffee is expanding its network in India with a target of opening up to 150 cafes in next three years. "India is a very dynamic market and has tremendous potential for quality products. We plan to open 120-150 ...

Wall Street Dips at Open After China Policy Comments

Sep 22, 2014 at 20:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

New York: US stocks dipped at the open on Monday, after China's finance minister indicated the country will not increase stimulus measures, with data on the housing market due shortly after the opening bell. The Dow Jones industrial average f...

Tesco suspends execs as inquiry launched into profit overstatement

Sep 22, 2014 at 19:52 | Source: BBC

Tesco has suspended four executives, including its UK managing director, after the supermarket overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m. That would be almost a quarter of its expected profit for the period. It has launched an investigation ...

Amazon workers in Germany go on strike over pay

Sep 22, 2014 at 19:52 | Source: BBC

Two-thousand workers at four Amazon warehouses in Germany have gone on strike until Tuesday in a dispute over pay and working conditions, according to the union Ver.di. The dispute centres on how Amazon classifies its warehouse staff. Ver.di says war...

Mufti Amanullah: Murdered cleric buried in Rawalpindi

Sep 22, 2014 at 19:52 | Source: BBC

A hardline Sunni prayer leader has been buried in the city of Rawalpindi in Pakistan a day after he was shot dead. Mufti Amanullah was a leader of the hardline group Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat. Some 4,000 Sunni activists, madrassa students and sympathise...

China media: Alibaba's global ambitions

Sep 22, 2014 at 19:52 | Source: BBC

Papers see internet giant Alibaba's debut on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as China's rise in the global market. Shares in Alibaba, China's main online retailer, started trading on the NYSE on Friday significantly above their init...

Top five 'hidden gems' which can give upto 63% return in next 12 months

Sep 22, 2014 at 19:52 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: With the US Federal Reserve uncertainty out of the way, the Indian markets are well placed to surpass their previous record highs on both the Sensex and the Nifty in the next few trading sessions. Both the Sensex and the Nifty touched thei...

Main Hoon Rajinikanth: Bollywood tributes to Thalaivar are hypocritical tripe

Sep 22, 2014 at 19:41 | Source: FirstPost

It took 40 years for south Indian superstar Rajinikanth to reach where he is today - the countrys biggest film-brand and reportedly the highest paid actor. How would he react if somebody is to make a spoof with his name in the title?Particularly if t...

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